The dark web: the shadiest depths of the internet
What lies under the surface?
Sometimes it's easy to take for granted how big the internet really is. What was described as simply a passing fad in 1995 has now become arguably the most important piece of infrastructure in the world. The internet is home to everything from art and entertainment, to personal and medical records, not to mention the vast majority of communication between people around the world. What few people consider, however, is what lies underneath.
Below the shallow surface of the internet that we see and interact with every day is a massive ocean of message boards, information, and marketplaces that no one stumbles upon by accident. These portions of the internet have their purposes, but they are also the home of some of the most sinister happenings in our world.
Read on for a crash course on the dark web, and what secrets are hiding just under the surface of our digital world.
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